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Old 10-26-2012, 06:37 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Anybody caught purposely holding up traffic, not using turn outs, not using the slow lane or driving below the speed limit should be shot on the spot, no questions asked.
I believe your on the wrong site, I know there are several people here that drive under the speed limit. For myself, the road has a means to pass, and is only illegal if I'm holding up traffic when there is no way to pass. I believe the law says either 3 or 5 cars.


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Old 10-26-2012, 09:20 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Anybody caught purposely holding up traffic, not using turn outs, not using the slow lane or driving below the speed limit should be shot on the spot, no questions asked.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:31 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I believe your on the wrong site, I know there are several people here that drive under the speed limit. For myself, the road has a means to pass, and is only illegal if I'm holding up traffic when there is no way to pass. I believe the law says either 3 or 5 cars.
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that law don't apply here when farm tractors hold up 10+ cars on passless hills
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Old 10-27-2012, 08:20 AM   #24 (permalink)
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there is no law I know of in MI about holding up traffic. on the road you are referring too, you can be doing 10 over and have a string of cars on your tail at that point I stop being concerned about my speed and have fun getting good MPG. but my car is more apparent why I am doing it.
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Driving below the speed limit doesn't exempt you from obeying the law.






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Old 10-28-2012, 02:34 PM   #26 (permalink)
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@tjts1

The stretch of road I drive does not have any of them signs or places to pull of to the side. However, I have seen and used them on the same road, but further north.

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There is a law I saw relating to impeding traffic, I don't remember if it related to holding up traffic stopped, or moving though.
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Driving below the speed limit doesn't exempt you from obeying the law.

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I have never seen a sign like that in mi .
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... can people tell why you are going slowly? from personal experience it helps. get a ecomodder or hypermiler sticker.
I was wondering, anyone try some sort of feed from the Scan Gauge etc. to show a real time display of current MPG in nice LEDs to all of the drivers behind? Maybe in the back window, or on the trunk?

I remember changeable, scrollable LED displays that people had inside their rear windows in the 1980s...

Alternatively, I was thinking about putting 'official' sounding words on the back of my car regarding Fuel Economy Testing...

"Test Load - Not for Hire"
(we use those at work for our test fleet trucks and trailers).

"MPG Test vehicle"

"Fuel Econ Test in Progress"

and then of course there is the classic

Yosemite Sam "Back Off" (but not on MPG killing mud flaps of course...)
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:13 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I personally like these signs, should stand out well . I also though about the "MPG Test Vehicle" too.



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